News: Government

Australian Government supports rugby league development in Fiji

The Australian Government and the NRL have today announced a series of initiatives to develop rugby league in key Pacific Island nations in the coming years. In the Fijian capital of Suva…

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Jan 18, 2019 Government / Sport /


Tourism Council WA calls for growth fund to stop industry job losses

Tourism Council WA has called on the Western Australian Government to compete with other states by establishing a Tourism Jobs Growth Fund to arrest a continual decline in visitor…

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Jan 9, 2019 Finance / Government / Marketing / Tourism /


Federal Government launches $28.9 million activity grants program

Federal Minister for Sport Bridget McKenzie has today launched a $28.9 million grants program which will enable sport and physical activity providers to get Australia’s population…

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Jan 4, 2019 Finance / Government / Recreation / Sport /


Minister announces Sport Australia board appointments

Federal Minister for Sport, Bridget McKenzie has announced the appointment of four new Commissioners - Kurt Fearnley, Amanda Laing, Andrew Ireland and Pippa Downes - to the Sport Australia…

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Jan 4, 2019 Government / Recreation / Sport /


Hong Kong Government awards contract for Kai Tak Sports Park development

The Hong Kong Government has announced that its long-awaited HK$30 billion (US$3.8 billion) sports complex planned for the site of the former Kai Tak airport will be designed, built and run…

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Dec 28, 2018 Design / Government / Sport / Venues /


New Zealanders’ attitude to exercise attitudes and Government focus need to change in 2019

The attitude of individual New Zealanders, and the Government, to exercise during 2018 has been “appalling” according to Exercise Association of New Zealand (ExerciseNZ) Chief…

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Dec 23, 2018 Fitness / Government / Recreation / Wellness /


Leisure portfolios confirmed in newly sworn in Victorian Government

The official opening of Victoria’s 59th Parliament has seen the swearing in of new MPs and the confirmation of Ministerial posts in the new state Government. For the first time in…

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Dec 20, 2018 Arts / Environment / Government / Sport / Tourism /


Taskforce sets out future for Stadiums Queensland venues

Ballymore Stadium, the historic home of Queensland rugby union, should be demolished while a process to find a naming rights partner for historic Brisbane cricket ground the Gabba is set to…

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Dec 19, 2018 Consultants / Entertainment / Government / Sport / Venues /


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